Martyrs Day

  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary March 23, 2014

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • WB: KLO denies involvement in Jalpaiguri blast, warns police December 27, 2013

    Denying its involvement in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district which claimed five lives, the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) on Friday warned police against defaming the outfit. Police suspect involvement of the KLO behind Thursday's explosion caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Bajrapara area of Jalpaiguri as...
  • Bajwa advises Badal not to play politics in name of martyrs March 25, 2013

    Chandigarh: Strongly rebutting Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that the Congress party did not observe martyr's day, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday advised him to desist from playing cheap politics in the name of martyrs. Badal had ridiculed the Congress on Saturday for not paying tribute to...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary March 23, 2013

    It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary. ...
  • Kolkata: Mamata holds rally on Martyrs' Day July 21, 2012

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee held a grand rally in central Kolkata on Saturday to mark the killing of 13 Youth Congress activists in 1993. The annual gathering of the Shahid Divas programme is attended by lakhs of Mamata Banerjee supporters at Esplanade in central Kolkata. The day is observed by...
  • J&K separatist leaders put under house arrest July 13, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection with martyrs' day. Senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma on Martyrs' Day January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day. It was on January 30, 1948 that Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi. The day commenced with 2-minute's silence at 11...
  • Mamata calls for an end to 'Marxist misrule' in WB July 22, 2009

    Kolkata: After battering the Left in its bastion in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called for an end to "Marxist misrule" in West Bengal, claiming it will come "within a year". "This is the time to bring change. People have rejected CPI(M) in the Lok...
  • Witness to History: They saw Mahatma murder January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Wednesday marks the 60th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But today, only few clearly remember the he was shot dead. Journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea is one of them is one of them. “It was a day just like this in Delhi, the winter was very cold. I was working with...
  • Non-violence camp at Gandhi ashram June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: January 30 is Mahatma Gandhi's 59th death anniversary and the Sabarmati Ashram is inaugurating a special youth camp on non-violence to commemorate this. On this occasion the Secretary of the Sabarmati Ashram Memorial and Preservation Trust, Amrut Modi told CNN-IBN, "Youth from all south Asian countries have come and...